ICD-10 Diagnosis Code W59.89

Other contact with other nonvenomous reptiles

Diagnosis Code W59.89

ICD-10: W59.89
Short Description: Other contact with other nonvenomous reptiles
Long Description: Other contact with other nonvenomous reptiles
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code W59.89

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The code W59.89 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to animate mechanical forces (W50-W64)
      • Contact with other nonvenomous reptiles (W59)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of External Cause of Injuries
References found for the code W59.89 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • reptile
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • reptile
          • specified NEC
    • Contact(accidental)
      • with
        • turtle (nonvenomous)
          • terrestrial
    • Crushed(accidentally)
      • by
        • reptile NEC

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